James’ extensive real estate background in both sales and marketing began in 2002 in San Francisco. An eight-year Navy Veteran (Petty Officer 2nd Class), he was born in Singapore, lived in Cork, Ireland and then moved to Cody, Wyoming before joining the Navy to “see the world.” He was stationed near Fresno, California for his entire enlistment. Post Navy, he spent 14 years in San Francisco and earned his B.S. in Applied Economics from the University of San Francisco. In 2013, James moved to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico before settling in Washington, DC in 2014.